Welcome to 161 Armour Court, a beautiful four bedroom home just steps from Lake Ontario, and situated within a family-minded neighbourhood of southwest Cobourg.
A brick home with siding finishing the upper level exterior, other features include a two car garage with ample parking in the interlocking driveway, a massive evergreen tree and mature perennial gardens in the front yard, as well as an interlocking walkway to the covered front porch - where an entry door and sidelights finished with decorative glass inserts welcomes you into beautiful living spaces. The fully fenced back yard is ideal for entertaining, outdoor play, and gardening - and is surrounded by mature trees, filled with perennial gardens and shrubs, has an interlocking patio stretching the width of the home, as well as a storage shed.
The main level features polished marble flooring in the entrance foyer, the powder room, and the laundry room; wide plank laminate flooring throughout the kitchen, living room, and dining area; with hardwood flooring in the sunken family room. Crown moldings add a finishing touch throughout, and to the upper level is a carpeted staircase with a dark wood railing.
The living room has a huge east-facing picture window allowing for front yard views, and has great entertaining flow with the kitchen and the dining area. Surrounded by three walls of windows, the dining area has a vaulted ceiling with two skylights and a chandelier for additional brightness, as well as a garden door walk-out to the back yard. The sunken family room has pot lighting, a garden door walk-out to the back yard, and the coziness of a gas fireplace - which is surrounded by painted brick feature wall with built-in shelves.
The kitchen and the adjacent open area (the bridge space between the living and dining areas) have panelled ceilings with pot lighting and dark accent beams - and the kitchen additionally showcases a huge centre island with breakfast seating; modern cabinetry with valance lighting, two glass-panelled accent upper doors, a built-in wine rack, and great storage, including a wall pantry; a stainless steel double under mount sink with an overhead accent light and a window for back yard views; granite counters and marble-tiled back splashes; as well as stainless steel appliances including an oven with gas cooktop, built-in microwave and dishwasher, and a fridge with bottom mount freezer.
The upper level has hardwood flooring finishing the hallway and the bedrooms, crown moldings throughout, and a hallway linen closet. The second, third, and fourth bedrooms are nicely sized, have large windows, and double-sized closets - while the very spacious master bedrooms also has large windows, as well as his-and-hers double closets. Completing this level is a 5-pc washroom that showcases a ceramic-tiled bath/shower area with glass accents; pot lighting; a floating vanity with a toiletry cabinet and double basins integrated with the countertop; as well as a travertine-tiled floor and vanity back splash.
The main level additionally features a double coat closet; a powder room with a contemporary vanity; as well as a laundry room with front load washer and dryer, cabinetry storage, counter work space, and a side door for front or back yard access - all found off a side hall from the foyer area.
Also off this side hallway is a French door entry to the lower level staircase, which is finished with a dark wood handrail. This level has laminate flooring throughout, and off the landing is a combined furnace/storage room, as well as a cold cellar. To the right of the staircase is the spacious L-shaped recreation area, which features pot lighting and under-the-staircase storage - while completing this level is a 3-pc washroom with a ceramic-tiled floor, crown moldings, and a corner glass shower.
Other recent important updates of note for this home include: new roof (2019); hi-efficiency gas furnace (2018); hot water on-demand (2018); interior waterproofing of the basement (2018); new exterior door (2018); central air conditioning (2017); and the washrooms updated in 2012.
This home is within the catchment areas of Burnham and Terry Fox Public Schools, and Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School; as well as C. R. Gummow Public School, St. Michael Catholic Elementary School, Cobourg Collegiate Institute, and St. Mary Catholic Secondary School for their French Immersion programs.
Just steps to Monk’s Cove Park and the walking trails along Lake Ontario, many aquatic activities can be readily enjoyed as well with the home’s proximity to the water. Most prime amenities are just minutes away by car - including convenience stores and coffee shops; the public library; historic downtown Cobourg for shopping, restaurants, and entertainment; the Via Rail Station; the Northumberland Mall; Northumberland Hills Hospital; the Cobourg Conservation Area; sports and community facilities; Cobourg’s amazing beach and harbour; as well as access to Hwy 401.
For more information, contact Marianne Wilson, of Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage, at (905) 372-2552.
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